The Treaty on friendship, cooperation and partnership between Russia and Ukraine need to withdraw, because Russia broke it. This broadcast of «Radio HB» on March 28 Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Olena zerkal.
«We have to define the position whether to extend this contract until November 2018 to October even. My opinion – it is impossible to renew this agreement, because Russia has violated his brutal, especially with regard to the last elections in Crimea, the election of the President of the Russian Federation», – said zerkal.
According to her, the Ukrainian side was against the rupture of this contract before completion of the preparation of lawsuits against Russia in international courts.
«Now all cases against the Russian Federation in the courts. Therefore, we have no doubt, we can see how the diplomats that the contract is not performed. And in the new reality of relations with Russia, we must reach a new contract that will provide the legal instruments for resolving disputes between States,» – said the diplomat.
The Verkhovna Rada ratified the agreement on friendship, cooperation and partnership of Ukraine with Russia on January 14, 1998.
«The contract is for a period of 10 years. It shall be automatically extended for successive 10-year periods, if neither of the high Contracting parties does not notify the other high Contracting party of its wish to terminate it by written notification at least six months before the end of the next 10-year period», – the document says.
The regulation on the recognition of the borders fixed in the 2nd article of the Treaty of friendship. It reads: «the High Contracting parties in accordance with the provisions of the UN Charter and obligations under the final act of the conference on security and cooperation in Europe respect territorial integrity each other and confirm the inviolability of their existing borders».
Russia annexed the Crimea and Sevastopol after the military blockade of Ukrainian military units and illegal referendum on 16 March 2014. The annexation of Crimea by Russia is not recognised by Ukraine and most countries of the world. In April 2014 in the Donbas armed conflict began. Fighting underway between the Armed forces of Ukraine and Pro-Russian rebels who control part of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions.
Mirror made for breach of the Treaty of friendship with Russia 29.03.2018